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    February 14, 2013
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>> so, you really do love each other. >> get a room or something? >> we want to thank wendie malick, jane leeves, and valerie bertinelli and of course betty white. catch the season finale of "hot in cleveland". >> and we come back in june with a live, live, episode! >> if you want more information about today's show, and for a chance to win a full season of "hot in cleveland" on dvd, go to www.thedoctorstv.com. i will tell you this, you may have watched this entire show and asked yourself: what was the health take away, there was one simple yet important take away. those are going to be doctor's orders, from betty white! >> oh! ah! >> because you have been saying it throughout the show, what is the one thing that you attribute to your success,
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your happiness? >> i was, i was growed up by my beloved mom and dad. i was a happy, spoiled only child. they said to accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. think positive! [ crowd cheering ] [ applause ] >> those are betty's doctor's orders, see you next time! [ crowd cheering ] [ applause ] ♪ >> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 4 start now. >> good morning. it is thursday february 14th. taking a live look outside showing us downtown. it is a
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little tuscan a quick update with erica. good morning. >> good morning james. it is a foggy start on valentine's day. temperatures similar to yesterday. >> in the afternoon expect sunny conditions. temperatures upper 60s low seventies. that is the normal not the exception. >> later tonight temperatures will drop into the fifties under mainly clear skies and light winds the forecast. >> upper '30's for fairfield and concord. 43 in hayward. mid '40's for halffutu4 highlights lunchtime 12:00, mainly 60s of around the bay. santa rosa is under the yellow where we could see the seventies. >> 2:00 p.m. upper 60s for
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most of us. that includes the east bay east shore line, and the mid peninsula. the south bay spots, los gatos, morgan hill will see seventies. >> 8:00 p.m. tonight sixties and fifties for most of us. >> to the afternoon highs it will be a fantastic day. >> 74 sunny bell campbell los gatos 69 expected in milpitas. sunshine and blue skies. 71 in fairfield. 67 for vallejo a degree warmer in walnut creek. >> mild weather for the city. 74 santa rosa. 69 in oakland. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights big changes. we will continue to be warm for the next couple of days. a cold front will drop down from north to south by tuesday in
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to wednesday. >> that will bring light rain. potentially a half inch. the cold air will settle into the bay area. bringing temperatures down. >> more cloud cover by the middle of next week. we had significant changes in your forecast over the next seven days. >> in the traffic center no hot spots. we do have a fog advisory in effect for your bay bridge ride. it looks hazy. turning to traffic coming from the nimitz freeway approach. traffic is light in the area. we have overnight road work. the ride is looking good in terms of no accidents. >> the san mateo bridge clear conditions the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101, the golden gate there is a dense fog forming for some of our north bay valley is. james.
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>> thank you erica. >> police still waiting for confirmation that the charred remains found in burn cavan in the san bernardino mountains are, in fact, those of suspected cop killer christopher dorner. >> this was the scene where racing out with the party's lead to a fire at the cabin. police are denying claims that the fire was intentionally set. they say, it was caused by tear-gas canisters. >> a couple while on the cabin spoke publicly about their encounter with him. >> he told us about the man in the boat in san diego. >> said he did not kill him and he was not on to kill us. >> he needs transportation out of big bear. >> the couple managed to free themselves and call
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police who tracked the suspect and a couple car to the second cabin where he held his final standoff. >> the first thing we would like to clarify the we are the victims. that war in with him yesterday. >> our housekeepers or not involved. he never saw them. >> this sheriff of san bernardino county says authorities believe the search is over. we will continue to follow up dates on the story and bring you information as we get it. >> this morning we're hearing from the man whose family owns the cabin where the body is believed to have been found. >> kyle martin's family had a cabin since 2004. they rented it out often for their family business. for nearly a week, kyle had been watching the manhunt play out on tv. when the standoff started tuesday, kyle's
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sister tested him to tell him swat teams were at their cabin. she had recognized the tennis court. >> when we first heard it i was in the car and listening to the radio. it was kind of surreal. when we got home i turn on the tv and saw it burning. it hit home. after five minutes it sunk in and looking at it was going on in my head that the nation is watching our cabin burned. >> this is not the first time kyle skadden ha the policen exiled cabin. they had been there the day before. >> and we're watching our first look at the san bernardino deputy who was killed in the shootout withdorner . this is 35
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year-old detective jeremy mackay. he was a member of the sheriff's department for 15 years. he was married and has two children. at the time of the shooting, the officer was on assignment as a detective with the big bear station. >> this morning san jose police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in san jose. >> the teenager was found with stab wounds around 3:00 yesterday in the 300 block of north 21st street, near san jose high school. >> investigators expanded the crime scene several times because the ash location of the stabbing is unclear. police say the boy read as that may have been stat the location, then ran to another area where he died. investigators are looking into whether the gang related incident. this is
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san jose's fifth homicide of the year. >> in world news this morning olympic sprinter oscar pistorius has been charged with murder after his third year-old girlfriend was shot dead at his home in south africa. >> the woman has not been identified as a model reeva steenkamp . police say he, a double amputee known as the blade runner was taken into custody after the shooting earlier today. it happened custody after the shooting earlier today. it happened at his thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies
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>> taking a look at wall street this morning market future showing the dow positive trading this morning while the s&p 500 and the nasdaq are showing negative this morning. stocks ended the day mixed yesterday sending the dow back below 14,000. there are the numbers the dow was down 35. the nasdaq up 10. and-a-the standard and poor's five london index ended up less than a point to end at 1520. the index climbed as high as 10051 to 24 during the day, the highest since 2007.
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>> a new york judges dismissing a group of lawsuits against facebook over its initial public offering. the judge said the plaintiffs did not show that they lost money because of the corporate wrongdoing. >> he also agree with facebook claims that the plaintiffs could not prove that they own facebook stock at the time of the alleged wrongdoing. >> if the lawsuits and other store man alleged that an analyst at large underwriting investment banks cut their financial forecast of facebook just before the ipo in sold only a handful of clients. >> facebook and the bank says nothing about its process was illegal. >> u.s. airways and american airlines seal the $11 billion deal to create the world's largest airline. the new carrier will keep the american airlines name. it will run by u.s. airways ceo of douglas parker. while american airlines ceo tom horton will become chairman.
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the deal has been in the works and all the creditors forced american airlines to consider a merger. the merger of american u.s. airways will be slightly bigger the united airlines and it reduces the number of major u.s. airlines to 4. >> this year, gross cost of launching a cookie finder app to help connect scout cookie mongering customers. the app allows users to find out when and where a local group is having a sale, and then create calendars marking down upcoming cookie sales. >> if there are no both sales nearby, users can enter the contact information and ask to be contacted by their local scout with further details. >> users can share their findings with friends of facebook followers on twitter. >> still ahead explosive devices in a santa clara homes in the neighborhood is a panic mode. the
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welcome back. let us get a full forecast of the weather with erica. >> good morning james.
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visibility is at 0 in navato. it took a wild fog to develop yesterday's it is out of the gate early around oakland and as at all this morning. by half moon bay visibility at 3 tenths of a mile. >> drive with extra caution. we have fog advisory's i will talk about in a minute. temperatures not bad. upper '40's in san francisco. 46 and oakland. low '40's in san carlos. >> looking at temperatures throughout the day futurecast 4 highlights 12:00 my lunch '60s for just about everyone indicated by the green on your screen. >> seventies potentially trickling in four places like santa rosa. >> into the afternoon highs will see sunshine and good weather. blue skies. more
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seventies for the south bay area. by 8:00 p.m. temperatures will mix in the '50s and lows '60s. >> mild conditions for the next several hours. we are looking at springlike weather in the bay area no rain drops inside. >> palo alto 69. 74 sunnyvale in campbell. >> evergreen 70 degrees. 694 milpitas. >> similar conditions in the east bay. >> fairfield 71. 69 for pittsburgh. 68 in pleasanton. mid '60s for downtown san francisco. napa 70. those six is for daly city. ocean beach 66. san bru >> we are dry and clear for now we have big changes to talk about. stable weather will continue into the weekend. as we start the
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next work week. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a change is coming our way. a cold front will drop from the gulf of alaska. >> the wind will spread from north to south early tuesday morning. light rain to our area. >> it will bring our temperatures down. cloudy skies and maybe a half inch of rain. that will be the case heading into the middle of next week. >> snow level down to 3,500 ft.. >> possibility for a light dusting for some of our hohigher peaks. >> looking at traffic we are observing a back up at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. impacting one of the lanes. overnight road work in effect. it is kind of hazy. the chp has issued
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a dense fog advisory for your ride across the upper deck. no accidents to report. the drive under 11 minutes from the foot of the maka maize across a fremont street. >> south bound 101, the golden gate a couple of cars within camera shot. easy conditions, and out of marin county. >> looking at our traffic maps north bound 101 out of the kyle's valley looks good. westbound 237 problem free. >> speeds above 50 mi. per hour. >> thank you erica. a $48 million funding increase for new metropolitan transportation commission office building in san francisco gets a green light. it was approved by the oversight committee in oakland. here is a google art map showing where this location is. it is at 390
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main street in san francisco. the mtc is now housed at 1018 street, along with the association of bay area governments. >> the bay area headquarters a party purchased the downtown living in the late 2011 for $93 million. the revised budget includes more seismic retrofit costs in the construction of an atrium, which will provide natural light and lessen the mass of the building. >> the beta oversight committee approved a $5.6 million contract to organize private and public funded events at the opening of the bridge in september. events will include a walk and a bike ride and a half marathon race across the bridge. and a fireworks display. >> kron 4 has uncovered new details and to an arson
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investigation in west oakland. >> a reward now being offered, to help get the person responsible for massive fire near bart. the atf is now offering a $5,000 reward. a fire last june destroyed a senior housing complex that was under construction. the flames became so strong that nearby bart tracks melted shutting down the trans bay 2. >> traffic came to a standstill. investigators hope the new reward will encourage people with the permission to come forward. >> i hope someone will feel is their moral obligation that they do have informations to share. >> investigators have questioned 60 people in ruled out several suspects and are of viewing video for security cameras in the area. >> parent at a press morcrestmo elementary in san bruno
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gathered to learn the fate of their children's school. parents packed the san bruno park district board meeting last night. the closure of crestmoor elementary school could say the embattled district more than $200,000. >> rolling would elementary is where students will be transferred. the parents have reservations about sending their children there. instead they say here, john muir elementary is not only closer, but also a better option. >> why should we have to go back to that school. we're going to go back to that school and start fighting again. >> the superintendent is recommending that crestmoor be closed by the end of june. >> a man was fatally struck by a vehicle in hayward as he crossed the street. >> it happen brown said last night in the area of
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industrial boulevard and obama bird ave. >> authorities say the man was light \ / \ not in a crosswk when he was struck. neither drugs or alcohol appear to be a factor in the collision. >> shoppers in redwood city may soon have to bring a bag or be prepared to pay for a paper one. >> the city council set to vote on a proposal that band's single use plastic bags at its march 11th meeting. the bags would not be allowed to all retailers except restaurants and nonprofits on top of the stores that, will charge 10¢ per paper bag. city officials say 42 million bags are used in redwood city each year the were not reduced the number by about 2 million per year. >> if is approved, the ban would go into effect april 20th fit. >> we will be back with more
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on the kron 4 morning news.
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>> with are backed at 4:24.
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>> horror stories are trickling in from see as tugs slowly bring the ill- fated trial cruise ship into port. >> the carnival will make its way back to this lland this afternoon not a moment too soon for more than 3000 passengers was for dedication turned into a nightmare, lasting more than a week. >> renee marsh is in mobile, alabama this morning were felt as a start to gather to walk on their loved ones. >> the passengers are just hours away from the docket at this terminal here in mobile. >> the trouble of carnival trial started sunday when a fire broke out in the engine room that caused the ship's electrical system to go out. >> that meant no engine power and no air conditioning. >> right now above the ship more than 3000 passengers, a thousand crewmembers.
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>> he told me they had just eaten onion sandwiches and they were asked to use red plastic bags to use the restroom in. they have some fruit. they did have some water but it was warm bottled water. >> passengers on board reported raw sewage, a foul smells, and long lines and little food. >> the president and ceo of apology. >> our promise to our guess is to provide a great vacation experience. we tried to do that at all times. we did not deliver this time on that promise. >> the company is offering a full refund and other concessions. some say that's not good enough. >> i promise you know my family members will never never take another crews. >> three tugboats are pulling the massive shift of the gulf of mexico. it is expected to dock in mobile, alabama late this afternoon.
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>> the latest estimate on time overaof arrival is between 45:00 eastern time. --4-5 eastern time. >> they are looking to process the passengers and speed the process when they finally reach land. >> reporting in mobile, alabama. i am renee marsh. >> victims of the call ronald it here shooting are getting nearly $3 million from the justice department. >> the money is intended to help with the physical and emotional impact of the shooting. >> among those getting a share the grant the people live in the same apartment complex at the suspect, james holmes . >> police say holmes apartment has been rigged with explosives and the
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building was badly damaged. >> still ahead we wilare still waiting for a party to identify the body found in the burn cabin founddorner @ officers exchanged gunfire tuesday night. >> now victims of dorner who survived is speaking out
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>> we are back. 4 is th:30 at the time. >> will have the latest on it instead came face-to-face with killer christopher dorner. >> we are also following weather and traffic around the bay. happy valentine's day the to lead some for class. >> good morning. happy valentine's day james. a lot of people will be impressed with today's forecast. perfect to be out and about. sunshine, blue skies in several locations in the '70s. the seventies are the normal not the exception. hi afternoon highs. >> we have coastal fog to
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contend with. the fog is starting to form a round of racial lines as well. it is still cold. temperatures in the '30's and '40's. it will warm up as we head into the afternoon. >> looking ahead pleasant weather continues. stable weather for the next several days. we have changes in the form of some rain as we head into next tuesday and wednesday. >> 40 degrees in fairfield. 36 in navato and santa rosa. >> mid '40's for oakland. 42 in san mateo. low '40's in redwood city. >> looking at the numbers throughout the day future cast 4 highlights 12. '60s for everyone indicated by the green on your screen. the seventies for santa rosa. >> 2:00 p.m. afternoon highs the green indicates upper 60s for most of us. the yellow indicates low seventies. if you have plans
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by 8:00 p.m. temperatures mild in the '50s and lows '60s. >> breaking down the afternoon highs in your neighborhood. 67 for concord and hayward. 70 percent to rosa. 71 in fairfield. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights the stretch of nice, gorgeous weather over the next several days. a cold front will drop down from the gulf of alaska bringing light gray to our area tuesday in to wednesday. >> more details in my next report. >> meantime, traffic is quiet. we're not monitoring any hot spots. we do have a dense fog advisory we are changing things at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. it is hazy in spots. i have seen traffic starting to slow. we have overnight road work in effect. drive with extra caution. allow yourself extra time. >> at the san mateo bridge
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crystal clear conditions for your ride out hayward towards foster city. >> a live look at the golden gate bridge. not bad. this fall forming in some of our north bay valley. no accidents to report that drive of 23 minutes from navato into san francisco. james. >> thank you erica. >> police still waiting for confirmation that the charred remains found in the burned cat and the san burned in the mountains do in fact belong to suspect a cop killer christopher dorner . >> this was the scene where the shootout with the party's lead to a fire at the cabin. >> police are denying claims that the fire was intentionally set. >> they say, it was caused by tear-gas canisters. >> a couple spoke publicly about their ordeal when they discovered christopher dorner in their cabin. he assured them he would not kill them. >> he turned to us and said
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frequently he would not kill us. that is exactly how he said that. he told us about the man in the boat in san diego. >> he did not kill them he was not going to kill us. he said there was a means to an end with that man and that what he wants from us. he needs transportation out of big bear. >> a couple managed to free themselves. then called police, who tracked dorner and the couple's car to a second cabin where the final standoff was hailed. >> the owner of the cabin that caught blaze. >> kyle martin's family had had a cabin since 2004. >> their rented it out often for their family business. >> for nearly a week, kyle had been watching the man of a play on tv. >> when the standoff started
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tuesday, kyle's sister text him to tell him is what team was on their road at the cabin. she had recognize the tennis courts. >> what did you think when you saw your cabin, your cabin burning on live tv?. >> it is kind of funny cause when we first heard it, i was in the car and listen to the radio. it was kind of surreal. when i finally got home, i turn on the tv just see it burning. yes, it kind of hit home. you know. memories. after i say, five minutes is, again, and is looking at, i like, going through my head, like, the nation is watching our cabin burned. >> and we're getting our first look at the san borodineranadino deputy was kild
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in the shootout with dorner. on tuesday night. >> the 35 year-old detective jeremy mackay . he was a member of the shares department for 15 years. >> he was married and has two children. >> at the time of the shooting, he was on assignment as a detective for the big bear station. >> new developments this morning. authorities say a man had explosive in the santa clara home. we're learning that this man 45 year-old everett sbasham , was arrested for what police say was a threat against a state senator. as well as carry a concealed firearm. >> and kron 4 also uncovered that the state senator targeted is leland yee who
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represents part of san francisco as most of san mateo county. >> the man was arrested after police served a search warrant on his home. when police searched bashmans home, they found explosives. the bomb squad was called out to detonate those explosive. this surveillance video of the destination. >> it is kind of scary to have in your neighborhood. >> that is why you have police and people to protect society. >> you can see the sandbags on the lawn. the chp says that is where they plan on detonating the rest of the hazardous material that about a home. >> reporting in santa clara scott rates kron 4 news.
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>> still more to come. we have our east bay camera in walnut creek giving us a look at the 680 ride. traffic moving fairly well. chilly in spots and foggy and others. we will have an update
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>> we're back. 4:40 is the time. >> a new report says nearly 6 million women in the u.s. and use the morning after pill at least once in the lives. >> the national center for health statistics said half the women, ages 15-44, said they used the pill after fears their birth control they have failed. >> the rest said they had unprotected sex. >> this is the first federal report on emergency contraception. >> the morning after pill can be used up to five days after intercourse but
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experts say there are plenty of obstacles to widespread use. >> a california company is recalling some baby spinach because it could be contaminated with e. coli. >> check your fridge before you make the salad. >> the spinach was sold in several states, under five different labels. central market organics, full circle organic, simple truth organic, market side organic and taylor far as organic. the company, taylor farms retell says no illnesses have been reported. >> the city of berkeley is going to be the new home of delayed is wholefoods market in the bay area. kron fours jeff bush shows you where the new store is going to be located and how it may affect the surrounding area. >> the store is pretty big in the size as people concerned about the increase in traffic in the area. which already has a walgreen's, and several restaurants, and businesses nearby. the location is one
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block away from busy san pablo ave. you can see the volume of cars that currently use gilman street that number is sure to grow when the grocery chain opens. >> the store will be using the existing building plus about 200 new jobs will be created to staff the store. >> albany was rumored to be the preferred location for that new store but red tape and public opposition and a small town was too much for the chained to contend with. >> berkeley was happy to have the store. once the renovations are done and the new employes are hired the new whole foods will be open in this location in early 2013. i am jeff bush in berkeley kron 4 news. >> still ahead new details this morning about the chevron refinery fire. what officials say chevron knew
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before the fire. when the kron 4 morning news continues.
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>>4:44 is the time. we want to talk about the weather on valentine's day. happy valentine's day. it is fog is morning let us get the latest. good morning erica. >> good morning james is shaping up to be a gorgeous day we have fought for some of our north bay valley to the coastline. looking good from our mount tam camera. visibility is down to 3 tenths of a mile in napa and the bottle. 6 mi. around the airport. --navato. >> temperatures are warmer compared to 24 hours ago mid '30's in santa rosa and navato. >> by 12:00 '60s everywhere. that is indicated by the green on your screen. we
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could pick up low seventies for santa rosa. >> by 2:00 p.m. we will see more in the way of seventies in the south bay it for places like napa. >> 8:00 p.m. if you have dinner plans and are heading outside is mild. enjoy those conditions in to the evening hours we are talking 50s may be lows 60s along the coast ferry shaping up to be a fantastic next 24 hours! >> seventies look to be the normal not the exception. sunnyvale, " paterno, los gatos came cam bold seventies. >> uppe68 and pleasanton. 71 for fairfield. downtown san francisco mid-60s. 74 napa and santa rosa. pelham 68. 69 and oakland. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights
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pleasant conditions over the next several days. gorgeous weather, blue skies, sunshine lasting it to the weekend. >> cloud coverage to start the next work week. a cold front will bring cool air and light rain to the bay area. but accumulate up to one half inch for some of our north bay areas. the cool air will drop your tent jews. >> snow levels move to 3,500 ft.. we could see a light dusting of snow for some of the higher peaks. >> in the traffic center we're monitoring foggy conditions at the bay bridge. it is really hazy. it is worse than 15 minutes ago. there is a dense fog lies 3 in effect according to the chp. traffic is not slowing down. >> watch your speeds the road work is wrapping up along the upper deck. >> clear conditions at the san mateo bridge the drive 12-13 minutes. >> south bound 101, the
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golden gate is busy coming out of marin county. >> looking at our traffic maps was down 24 is well. no delays for the east shore freeway. a lot of green on the road way censors around the south bay. >> public transit no delays for ac transit, bart, or caltran this morning. james. >> thank you erica. the american civil liberties union is concerned that drones could be used to spy on people in their homes. supervisors with the l.a. county sheriff's department said they secured a $34,000 grant to implement these aerial support his programs. the share plus use the unmanned aircraft system and
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missing persons cases, a hostage situations, plane crashes, and in various where is difficult form force and to gain access. but, the chair of the public attention committee is extremely concerned about these drones violating the fourth amendment which car to get on risible searches and seizures. alameda county will be the first county in california to approve a program like this. >> the supervisor says he wants to way to make a decision and let the state legislature or congress ultimately decide the future of drones being used by law- enforcement and counties. >> off the mother of one of the victims of the speed freak killers a file the lawsuit against the san j aoqin shared involved in the search for water mains. joan shelley says, one the shares already a back hoe was a zoom in the remains of her daughter, joanne hobson.
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her lawsuit claims issues of the back coach got up and mangle your daughter to bones with those of other victims was later recovered in london last year. the lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for negligence and emotional distress. the shares department has sent as the fbi to handle the search for additional victims. >> new informations in the kevin collins case. the man suspected in the disappearance of kevin collins, dan therrian , was convicted of a crime against a young boy just three years before kevin went missing in 1984. >> while therrian was living under the name wayne jackson, he was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping of molesting a 7 year-old boy in a fisherman's wharf area. allegedly, the suspect unzipped his pants doughboy to open his mouth and had the boy touch is private
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area. the victim got away. >> therrian b pleaded guilty to one count of lewd act on a child of 14 years of age. was sentenced to 85 days in jail and three years' probation. >> capt.at castle multi school in oakland, a memorial grow s for four students were really given the tragic car accident. the former castle bonds to this, and a former oakland high school student all died monday. there s u b rolled over crash just outside bakersfield. if it crash victim, was current castle mocked sophomore, some by the fatal incident. a ceremonial dance the program will take place in their memory in the candlelight vigil at castle
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my high school later today. >> new developments in the richmond refinery fire. government investigators say chevron knew that the pipe that leaked and fed the fire last year should have been replaced. a report issued by the chemical safety board found decades old, and is still a pipe rupture due to corrosion. of orchard person says, but i should of been replace years earlier. investigation into what caused refinery fires on going. chevron has been fined nearly $1 million. >> the man accused of killing a 13 year-old suisun city girl appeared in court, but did not enter a plea. prosecutors said they filed murder charges against anthony lamar jones, as well as three additional charges of kidnapping, rape and lewd acts on a child in connection with the death of genelle ornate conway allen. the seventh grader was reported missing two weeks ago by her guardian of
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foster mom or she lived. a passer-by found genelled body the next morning at a nearby park joe's order to return to court february 21st. he is been held without bail. >> attorney for barry bonds appeared before the court of appeals argue that the court overturned his client's conviction for obstruction of justice. it all centers over court appearance is about 11, and what prosecutors consider bonds the basic answer to question whether he was ever required to inject himself with a syringe. but bonds' attorney says, a prosecutor is taking the sat. no word on when the court might issue a decision. we will be right back.
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4:55 is a time. year 7 day forecast shows warmer tomorrow near seventies. some locations will meet or top the 70 degree mark. a lot of sunshine the last two days nice weather continuing into the beginning of next week. more on your weather coming up in bit. >> flowers to expensive gifts and chocolate. valentine's day is a day for love and money. carl azuz has valentine's day by the numbers. >> you do not need to live in lovejoy, ga., or romance, arkansas to feel the love this valentine's day. let me count the ways out adult celebrated. many people buy stuff cady, cars,
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modular, flowers, cards that say i do. >> the average person will likely drop $130 on valentine's day and man are the bigger spenders. they will shell out between 150- one under $75 twice what women will span. many who procrastinate may find themselves and flower shops. they're the most popular last minute spot for valentine's day shoppers. >> likely a french restaurant, or a cup cake shop. two places to celebrate love. here is a the other way sustained slouching. --smooching people in thailand are going for the record in kissing. will they break the record. our lips are sealed. > i am carl zazuz. still
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ahead on the kron 4 morning news we're hearing from victims of came face-to-face with wanted killer christopher dorner . we will have the latest on the investigation. >> and bomb squads are expected to detonate explosives found in one santa clara home. the latest on their finds coming up. and we're watching the weather and traffic this morning will have updates with erica george on the kron 4 morning news continues.
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was shot dead in his house. >> in the christopher dorner investigation we will hear from the couple was tied up in their cabin. >> here is a quick check on your fourth class foforecast for valentine's day. we will see sunshine in the afternoon. tipsters and the upper 60s and low 70's in the south bay and some of our north bay spot. full details in my next report. george. >> a foggy start to the morning commute with a fog advisory in effect for the bay bridge this morning. here's a quick commute check light chetraffic for interstate 80 in high way for driving to the east bay. light conditions for the south bay, peninsula, and north bay as well. following the lead is out of south africa. >> olympic sprinter oscar a pistorius was charged with murder after his third year-
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old girlfriend was shot dead at his home in south africa. the one and has now been identified as a model reeva steen kamp . police say pistoruis , a double amputee known as blade runner was taken into custody after the shooting earlier. it happen at his home in a gated complex in the country's capital. authorities say steenkamp had been shot multiple times. >> authorities are looking to deny bail for him. although some sat african media outlets and say that his girlfriend came into surprising for valentine's day and that he mistook her for an intruder shooting her dead. will follow the latest a strange story out of south africa this morning with piatoruis being charged with murder in the death of his
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girlfriend. >> police are still waiting for confirmation that the charred remains in the cabin in the mountains in a big bear the remains are that of suspected cop killer christopher dormer. this is the scene where the shoot out with authorities happen and led to a fire that engulfed the cabin. police are denying any claims that the fire was intentionally set. >> they say was caused by tear-gas canisters that were locked in. a couple spoke publicly about their ordeal when they discovered christopher dorner in their cabin. >> he talked to us try to calm us down and saying very frequently that is exactly how e said that. he told us about the man in the boat in san diego. he did not killed him he was not going to kill was. he said it was a means to the in with that man and that is what he want from us. he needed transportation out of big bear.
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>> a couple managed to free themselves and called police to track down dorner and the couple's car to the second cabin where he held the the final standoff. >> the first thing we would like to clarify is that we were the victims that were in with him yesterday. our housekeeper was not involved. he never saw them. >> the sheriff on san burned the no countbernadine noo counte parties believe the search is over. we're getting our first look at the san bernadine no deputy who was killed in the shootout with the cornedorner . he is a 35
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year-old detective jeremy mackay. he was a member of the shares as part of for 15 years here he was married and has two children. the time of the shooting, he was on assignment as a detective with the big bear station. >> this morning at san jose police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in san jose. the teenager was found was that was around 3:00 yesterday in 300 block of north 21st street, near san jose high school. investigators expand the crime scene several times because the actual location of the stabbing unclear. >> police say, the boy may have been stabbed at one location, then ran to another where he died. investigators are looking into whether this gang related. this is san jose's fifth homicide this year. >> coming up on the kron 4
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sometime around 738 yen. authorities found this after they searched the home yesterday. --7:30 a.m.. >> 45 year-old everett bashman threatened a public official. that official is state senator yee . beati >> it is scary to have in your neighborhood. that is why you have please get people to protect society. >> the explosive device they blew up earlier this week you can see the sandbags in front where there was a whole. today they will do in a trailer. they claim it will be safer. it should take place around 7:30. we will bring you more on the kron 4 morning news. >> the house is supportive of what about the
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surrounding neighbors. will they evacuate them when it comes time to detonate the the rise? >> we do not know if they will move anyone outside of their home. we showed video yesterday of the explosion that went off a couple of days ago. it was pretty much kept inside the front yard. that is why they're doing it in a trailer to be safer. it is dark but you can see not a lot of barricades' only two officers out front. outside of the caution tape there is no blocking off of any other area. >> thank you mike. we will watch for that sometime in our 7:00 hour. >> this is just crossing the wires in the last few minutes. warren buffett's berkshire dire hathaway, 3 g capital to buy hineinez for
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28 billion including debt. >> american airlines in u.s. airways have announced they would join forces to create the world's largest airline. the new carrier will keep the american airlines name. it will run by airways ceo doug parker, while american airlines ceo tom horton will become chairman. >> this deal has been in the works since august with creditors forced american airlines to consider a merger. the merger of american in u.s. airways will be slightly bigger than the united airlines. >> nationals, the carnival cruise ship that has been without power since a fire in its digital is expected to report today in mobile, alabama. >> the carnival triumph is bank towed from where it
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broke down in the gulf of mexico. >> more than 4000 people are on board. >> carnival cruise lines say it is canceling another 12 voyages for the disabled ship. >> the cruises aboard the triumph or to take place from february 21st thru april 13th. passengers will be fully refunded and get discounts on future cruises. >> that is the last line. i did not know if it applies to these passengers or also. these passengers need more. apparently people are talking about horrendous food lines and very little food. feces everywhere with a limited number of toilets. no air-conditioning. >> without electricity and nothing is working no plumbing, no refrigeration. they had been out there a was only supposed to be a 4 day cruise. >> coming up on the kron 4
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morning news watching wall street this morning after shocks closed mixed yesterday's. >> a look at today's pre- market trading, coming up. plus a full check of bay area weather and traffic. >> more on your weather in commute in a minute.
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good m >> good morning. happy valentine's day. >> is 516. we're taking a live look out at our mount tam camera. >> we have dense fog along the coastline if you are using highway 1, as at all down to 8 mi.. we have seen some improvement comparing it to the 4:00 hour. >> a cold start for some not as cold as 24 hours ago. yesterday we were at the freezing mark. mid '30's for naavato santa rosa. mid
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'40's and antioch. 41 fremont. looking at the numbers in to the afternoon futurecast 4 set the stage. >> 12 clock green on your screen. widespread. indicating temperatures in the '60s. already pleasant in fact we could see low seventies trickle in for some of our north bay areas. >> by 2:00 p.m. your and on highs more in the way of yellow indicating seventies for the south bay, santa rosa and in napa. >> putting the clock into motion and of you have dinner plans tonight by 8:00 p.m. 50s and 60s dominate the bay area. >> ma conditions for the next 24 hours. your highs shape up like this. seventies are the normal not the exception today. it will feel like springtime. >> 70 and sunnyvale cupertino los gatos and campbell. 69 for the on the valley. east bay and other fantastic day. 67 for
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concord. 69 and danville. downtown san francisco 65. santa rosa 70 the same for napa. 60 in ocean beach. satellite and radar shows clear drive stable weather for the next several days. >> we have the changes to talk about as we head into next week. we have wet weather. a cold front dropping on the gulf of alaska. it will bring cool air and maybe a half inch of rain. >> we have a chance for showers early tuesday morning heading into wednesday. >> and lot cooler afternoon highs and a lot of clout to contend with. >> that was a look at your weather now here's traffic with george. >> we have a fog advisory in effect. looking at this picture from the bay bridge toll plaza it is easy to understand. no hot spots. we will continue the bridge check by moving to 92. the san mateo bridge is
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completely clear with no delays. it is an easy ride and 11 minutes. >> the golden gate bridge, 101 southbound foggy but not as bad as the bay bridge. better visibility for the bay bridge. visibility down to a quarter of a mile. 13 minutes from hercules to berkeley. >> for interstate 80 westbound. 101 dry is 16 minutes from the capitol expressway to the montague expressway. >> a 24 minute commute from navato to the golden gate bridge for 101 south bound. >> no ablaze with public transit out of the central valley. train no. 1 on time. >> thank you george the mother of a kindergarten boy was held hostage in an alabama bulker for nearly a week this month is talking of first thought about her family's experience as she and her son appear on dr. phil yesterday's. >> for six days, five year- old ethan was held hostage
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in a bunker 4 ft. below the ground and alabama. >> it was being held by a stranger named jimmy lee dykes. >> he shot and killed ethan's bus driver charles poland. january 29th 21 kids on the bus escaped. on wednesday dr. phil television show ethan's mother jennifer, explain why her son did not get away. >> i think in his own way he was try to care for him. >> when he saw mr. polan shot, even passed out. mr. dies when down to catch him, and picked him up, and i think in his own way, he was try to care for him. >> after the kron 4 morning news at 10:00 today you can watch the episode of dr. phil. if dick's was an
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interview with ethan and his mother, this morning at 10:00. >> watching wall street the dow jones industrial average unable to sustain the rally above 14,000. the dow dropping 36 points to 13,982. mcdonnell's dragging down the dow as the biggest decliner of the dow 30 stocks, losing $1.10 to $94. in it looks like a drought in early trading. dow future is down 63 p p. >> after reports from gm and pepsico this morning. warren buffett's berkshire hathaway, 3 g capital to buy heinz for 28 billion including debt. >> waiting for the weekly unemployment numbers at 530.
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the airline merger between american and u.s. air is is all the talk of the business world today. value that $11 billion we're now down to four major u.s. carriers american, delta, united and southwest. >> kron 4 news uncover the details and to an arson investigation in west oakland. a reward now being offered to help get the person responsible for a massive fire near bart. >> the atf is now offering a $5,000 reward. >> the fire last june to stadestroyed a senior housing complex that was under construction. the flame became so strong that nearby bart tracks melted, shutting down the trance state to traffic and to a standstill. investigators to question 60 people, ruled out several suspects and are still reviewing video for security cameras in the area. >> we do have some patchy fog around the bay and everyone is going to have a gorgeous, warm day. 38
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news here it the senate intelligence committee is delaying a vote to confirm john brennan as director of the cia as a man's more details from the white house about lethal drone strikes in last year's attack in benghazi, libya, that that the u.s. investor in three americans dead. >> the committee chairman, dianne feinstein, said that senators need to see more classified legal thing is that justify using the drones to kill al quaida suspects overseas, including americans. >> the obama ministries and last week released two of the nine classified memos to feinstein's committee. >> senate republicans have questioned shock hagel
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truthfulness and they have challenged his patriotism. >> now they're spreading to stonewall his nomination to be president obamas defense secretary unless the white house give them more formation about what the president was doing on the night of the deadly attack on the u.s. diplomatic mission in benghazi, libya. >> the senate majority leader harry reid has set the stage for a full senate vote on hagfel. >> read filed a motion wednesday to limit debate and force a vote, which is expected tomorrow. >> democrats held a 55-45 edge in the senate, but they need the support of five republicans to clear the way for the up or down vote. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news watching bay area weather and traffic. a quick check of your forecast and morning commute coming up in two minutes. plus, new numbers out this morning revealed how many american women are using the morning after pill. the will talk about the new federal report.
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be a developing story a shooting at an elementary school in san leandro. let us turn to our solo reporter jackie sissel let's just arrived of the scene. >> good morning mark i am on the 15,000 barque of marcell1500 block of marcella and san leandro. >> we are told that at some point last night a shooting occurred on the campus of the hillside elementary school. investigators are there now continuing the investigation. we are being told the person who was shot was transported to a local hospital and has died of the injuries. >> other than that we do not have a lot of information. we do not know the identity of the victim or what occurred that led up to the shooting. we are waiting for
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a public person for the alameda county sheriff's office to come out and give more formation. no idea whether the school will be open or close. those are questions we are asking. as soon as we did new informations we will pass along and once again it is at hillside elementary school in san leandro. >> will check back with kron 4 jackie sissel as he is more a formation. we will find out if there will be classes' at the school. an overnight shooting on the campus of hillside elementary school. we will follow the latest. in the meantime the the kitchen caught up on bay area weather and traffic. let us go to erica for our forecast. >> taking a live look at the san mateo bridge. clear conditions in palo alto. 41 degrees. an afternoon high of 70. pleasant weather ahead of us. by 8:00 p.m. we're holding on to the upper 50s. looking ahead, we have some fog. some coastal
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and valley fall. sunshine into the afternoon. tomorrow morning a lot of communities climbing into the seventies. >> full details on your extended forecast coming up in my next report. >> here's a quick commute check. light traffic. the only slowing is for interstate 580 westbound and your ride west of tracy threw the altamonte pass. otherwise, light traffic around the bay. >> police are still waiting for results and confirmation of the charred remains found inside a san bernadine no cavan are those of suspected cop killer christopherdorner . . >> the shootout lead to a fire. police are denying claims that they intentionally set the blaze. they say was caused by tear-
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gas canisters that they were using to flush him out. >> the share of san borodino county says authorities will leave their search is over. >> this morning we're hearing from the man whose family owns the that particular cabin where the body was discovered. kyle martin's family has had a cabin since 2004. they rented it out often for their family business. >> for nearly a week, kyle had been watching the man out play on tv. when the standoff started tuesday, kyle's sister text him to tell them swat teams or on the road at their cabin. she had recognized the tennis courts. >> what did you think when you saw your cavan your cabin burning on live tv? >> it is kind of funny cause when we first heard it, i was in the car and listen to the radio. it was kind of surreal. when i finally got home, i turn on tv just as the burning. yet it kind of
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hit home. you know. memories. after about, i'd say five minutes it kind assault in, and just looking at, like, gore to my head, like, the nation is watching our cabin burned. >> they search the cabin's one by one at the time they visited the cabins kyle's aunt jane there turned out bay left just before dorner arrived. >> the american civil liberties union is concerned drones could be used to spy on people in their homes. >> to the bison with the alameda county sheriff's department say they secured a $34,000 grants to implement the aerial saarinen's program. the sheriff once used the unman the aircraft systems and missing persons cases, hot
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situations, plane crashes and in areas where it is difficult for law enforcement to gain access. but, the chair of the public protection committee is extremely concerned about these drones violating the for the limit which guard against unreasonable searches and seizures. >> alan it county would be the first county in california to approve a program like this. >> wants to let this get out of the that you will not get it back in. we have cameras, helicopters and a lot of other methodology. >> the supervisor says if he had his way he would wait for a decision on this, and let the state legislature or congress ultimately decide the future of drones being used by law-enforcement in communities. >> the mother of one of the victims of the speed freak killers has filed a lawsuit against the san jaoquin sheriff involved in the search for data remains. >> jones shelley says, one
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of the shares operating a back hoe was exhume the remains of her daughter, joan hobson. our lawsuit claims his use of tobacco chopped up and cole mingled her daughter's bones with those of other victims of remains were recovered in london last year. >> the lawsuit seeks unspecified damages for negligence and emotional distress. the sheriff's department has since asked that the fbi have a search for additional victims. >> a castlemont high school in oakland, and memorials rose for four students were recently killed in a tragic car accident. >> the former castlemont students, and a former oakland high school student all died monday when their s u v rolled over and crashed just outside of bakersfield. >> a fifth crash victim, who was current castlemont
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students--sophomore to buy the failing to get a ceremonial dance the program will take place in their memory during a candlelight vigil at a high school later today. >> 341,000 americans filing for unemployment. the numbers are a bit better than expected. it is a continuing sign that hiring is picking up in the u.s.. that on top of a u.s. air american are joe.. >> the time is 537. as we keep on eye on the weather and traffic the current
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temperature in los gatos is a 42 going all the way to 70. it should be gorgeous when we finally get
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>> 33.5 million people watched president obama as of this state of the union address. that makes it the smallest audience for the annual speech since former president bill clinton's final address in 2000. the ratings are down from the 37.8 million people who saw his address last year. president obama largest audience was the 52.4 million the watch this first day of the union in 2009. >> we are taking a quick break but still ahead on the kron4 news, another peninsula city is considering banning plastic bags. we will tell you where
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you might be forced to bring your own or else pay up. also a full check out the morning commute in the forecast is straight ahead.
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>> we are back the bomb squad detonated some of those explosives yesterday and plans above the rest later on this morning during the 7:00 hour, we will bring you coverage. new this morning olympic sprinter oscar pistorius has been charged with murder after his 30 year-old girlfriend was on shot dead at his home in south africa. police said the double amputee known as blade runner was taken into custody after the shooting earlier today.
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authorities believe th >> 5:46 a.m. and a live look at the fog on the bay bridge approach. 71 and the sunshine by this afternoon. we have to make our way through a little bit of fog first. >> we have fog and chilly temperatures right now but again '70s and sunshine. it will feel like springtime. visibility right now nothing on the bottle, up three tenths of a mile and novato. we're same fault
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right around as of all. we've not seen any reports according to the faa on flight delays. we will continue to monitor this. we're also warmer start compared to 24 hours ago. we're still in on to mid to upper 30's and santa rosa and nevado 42 oakland, 43 fremont and sunnyvale. by lunch, widespread 60s and you could see some seventies for santa rosa. more and weigh as '70s by afternoon highs, 2:00 p.m.. south they temperatures flooding closed at 70 degree mark. later on tonight, 8:00 p.m. pretty mild conditions, light wind. temperatures will transition out of the '50s and '60s.
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afternoon highs, another clear day with a warming trend be getting 70 fremont, 71 fairfield, 69 danville 69 at oakland, out napa 70, 63 daly city. clear skies and civil weather will continue in the bay area over the next several days. we will keep temperatures above the seasonal average into the weekend as well. we will cool off a bit and injured is more cloud cover as we start the next work week. it should rain early tuesday morning into wednesday. >> we continue to monitor foggy conditions at the bay bridge where a fog advisory is in place. we are problem free of the upper deck, no
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hot spots are being tracked. 92, traffic is moving pretty smoothly and the westbound direction here. no delays in either direction it with an 11 minute drive time. the golden gate bridge has nice conditions, a little foggy but better visibility that on ty bridge. interstate 80, 14 minutes as you head from hercules to berkeley through the san ramon valley. interstate 680 not bad at all, a 60 minute commute time had to dublin. the south bay still has light traffic of the 1 01 northbound, two 80 northbound, 85 northbound through the west valley. no delays there marin county on 1 01 southbound. >> military tensions are sorry of the korean peninsula. the south the says it has a new cruise missile that can hit any targets, anytime, anywhere
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in the north. this revelation follows the awnings and nuclear test blasts on tuesday at stanford since 2006. dening complete defiance of art you and security council's sanctions and warnings from south korea, the u.s. and japan. the north's actions at drawn sharp condemnation from all corners even china, the north only real ally. >> the time is 558 and at the nhl lockout that canceled nearly half of the season and left many hockey fans disgruntled did not stop the leak from raising their ticket prices by nearly 6%. it was already scheduled. that is the largest increase of any of the four major sports. on average it now costs more to see an nhl game than an nba or and lb gain. only the nfl
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has higher average ticket prices that the nhl. the average c and h gate nhl game will cost you $61 vs $51 for the nba at $27 for the major-league baseball. an average nfl to go for $77. >> to test flights of boeing 787 dream liner have not revealed the cause of the battery mall functions that grounded the jets. more tests are planned. boeing is now considering putting the lithium ion batteries in its third year container to stop heat, flames and toxic chemicals from escaping bad power packs or heat. the 50 dreamliner is a commercial service were grounded worldwide january 16th after a series of battery related incidents including a fire on board a parts 787 at boston's logan international airport at and let problem
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valentine's day means a big marriage proposal. that is according to a new survey by american express. 6 million americans are expecting are planning to get engaged today, 2 million more than last year. american express just americans are starting to be more optimistic about the economy and a second ex likes that. it will be key to pop the question though, the average price to ring to seal the deal is around 24 under dollars. >> coming up at 6:00 npt olympic sprinter oscar pistorius as with the murder this morning. the latest details coming up. the number of major u.s. airlines is now down from four to three. american airlines in u.s. airways announced they are merging. plus, one in five americans will give their pets of plus, one in five americans will give their pets of valentine's day [ whirring ] [ creaking ]